Places To Visit In Kashmir
There are several unbelievably beautiful places to visit in Kashmir. Here are a few handpicked ones:
Srinagar: You cannot avoid Srinagar if you are in Kashmir. The queen capital of Kashmir, Srinagar beholds nature's beauty at its best. It is one of the most popular tourist places in Kashmir, where the main attraction is the Dal Lake and houseboats. From boating to water skiing, trekking and bird watching, you have plenty of things to do here. It is between June and October when the lake appears most beautiful with crystal clear water and the reflection of surrounding mountains falling on it. However, during the months of December and January, the lake remains covered in snow.
Sonamarg: Sonamarg means ‘Meadow of Gold' and is one of the most sought-after places to see in Kashmir. With endless row of undulated trekking routes and string of colourful flowers, Sonamarg will etch in your memory forever. This piece of paradise has to be on every visitor's list that transports you into a land of dreams and fancies. Catch a lot of snow in the months of December and January, while the ideal time to enjoy more greenery is from June to October. Apart from trekking, you can go camping or just taking walks round the winding roads. A camera is most handy during this time when you get to capture great pictures.
Gulmarg: Gulmarg is known as an adventurer's haven and a skier's paradise. Popularly called the ‘Meadow of Flowers', Gulmarg is indeed a treat to your senses that will leave you spellbound with its captivating mountains and vivacious flowers. Snow lovers should visit the place during December and January. If you want to enjoy the warmth of sun in the chilly cold air, visit Gulmarg between June and October. There are a plethora of things to do here that include trekking, mountain biking, skiing and so on. Also, take the Gondola ride to capture the panoramic view of Gulmarg.